I: Your number and name, please.
Z: My number is sixteen and my name is Zhixin Zhang.
I: Please sit down, Mr. Zhang.
Z: Thanks a lot.
I: First of all, I'd like to ask you an ABC question. What does IT stand for?
Z: It is the abbreviation of "Information Technology".
I: As a new industry, IT has created many new jobs. More and more people are engaged in the line. Can you name some specific job titles?
Z: Yes. IT professional include a hardware support specialist, software engineer, network designer, internet specialist, networking specialist, net manager, database entry supervisor, database administrator, programmer, computer operator, PC support specialist, multimedia developer, graphics designer, instructional designer, animator, online community manager, security subject matter expert, security architect, and so on.
I: What are the responsibilities of a usability specialist?
Z: Firstly, to make on-the-spot investigations of the clients net and find out the goal and tasks of the terminal users; Secondly, to assist in script design; Thirdly, to make use of suitable and usable technology in the whole course of design and development. Fourthly, to test the usability of the product. Fifthly, to study the result of the test so as to offer some suggestions to the interface designers and developers. Sixthly, to collect and analyze the feedback from the terminal users, clients, technical suport and marketing staff. Lastly, to summarize and analyze the investigations and studies of usability.
I: If you are appointed to be a database administrator, what duties will you have?
Z: I'll be responsible for monitoring technical design, developing and maintaining the database, and managing the file of large and complex projects; designing, realizing and maintaining reasonably complicated database; maintaining the database dictionary and securing the completeness of the system; securing the database function and solving problems; securing implementation and supervision of the database in coordination which IT department; making analysis and plans of long-term space need; jointly accomplishing complicated projects with a database analyst.
I: Which programming languages are you familiar with?
Z: Visual Basic, Java, Extensible Markup Languages, SAP Report Language.
I: Which database techniques are you adept at?
Z: Yes. I have studied Windows NT, Vital Signs, Internet Protocol, Extranets, Lan, Wan, Ethernet, designing technique of Fast Ethernet and Gigabit, ATM, and FDDI.
I: How much do you know about Lucent?
Z: Lucent Technologies Company was set up in April, 1996. Formerly it was a network and technical department of AT & T. The compnay is mainly engaged in designing, manufacturing and selling the communications equipment. Its products include public and special networks, wired and radio communications system and software, data network system, network facilities, business telephone system and microelectronic units. At present, Lucent has established seven regional offices, eight joint ventures, and three exclusively invested ventures in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Qingdao, Shenyang and Hongkong, with over 3500 staff.
I: What is your doctoral dissertation about?
Z: It's about how to reinforce the computer security, the data security and the information security.
I: If you really have talent for that, maybe we'll appoint you as a security subject matter expert. So may I have one copy of your dissertation?
Z: Of course. I've brought one with me. Here you are.
I: I'll make the decision after I read it and I'll notify you of that in time.
Z: You can Email the notificaiton to me. My E-mail address is in the resume.
I: That's all for you. Thank you for coming. Please send the next candidate in on your way out.
Z: All right. A thousand thanks for your having talked with me. Goodbye.